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Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« on: March 08, 2012, 08:41:22 PM »
Im doing so in order to avoid annual fee, will I lose my UR Points?

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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2012, 09:51:45 PM »
No, but you won't be able to transfer them to airlines and hotel programs anymore.
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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2012, 04:46:56 PM »
No, but you won't be able to transfer them to airlines and hotel programs anymore.

so which card do you recommened downgarding to ?

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Re: Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2012, 04:50:27 PM »
so which card do you recommened downgarding to ?

Im pretty sure you can only downgrade to the sapphire from the SP. As long as you know someone with the SP you can always transfer your points to them to transfer for you to hotel/airlines.
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Re: Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2012, 05:02:18 PM »
Im pretty sure you can only downgrade to the sapphire from the SP. As long as you know someone with the SP you can always transfer your points to them to transfer for you to hotel/airlines.

So I could transfer my UR to a family member without incurring penalties?
never knew that thanks

Do I have to call to do so ?
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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2012, 09:36:52 PM »
No you do it through the UR website, it's quite easy.

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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2012, 12:31:09 PM »
does it have to be a family member or anyone?

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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2012, 07:38:31 PM »
does it have to be a family member or anyone?

In practice, anyone (though the T&C say differently).
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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2012, 03:27:00 PM »
If i downgrade my sapphire preferred to a  non preferred, could i sign up after wards to the preferred again?
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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2012, 03:28:02 PM »
Yes.
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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2012, 03:30:50 PM »
Yes.

Thanks, and i have the united card for about 5 month now, and they are telling that i cant downgrade it unless i have it for at least a year does that make sents?
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Re: Can you Downgrade from SP to regular saphire?
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2012, 03:32:40 PM »
It does.
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